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Heritage Open Days at the University of Hull

UNIVERSITY OF HULL, Hull, HU6 74X

4 - 9 Sep 2018

£0

Family Friendly

Come and visit your University – the University of Hull has been at the heart of the city for the last 90 years. In recent years many new developments have taken place and there is much to see on our beautiful campus. We are proud to be part of this wonderful city and welcome everybody to come and have a look at our buildings, collections, exhibitions and enjoy one of our many beautiful cafés on campus.

This year we are offering a range of specifically organised tours and talks for you to enjoy. Come along and make a day out of it, listen to our amazing Director of Art, see Larkin’s office, enjoy a campus tour and grab a bite to eat or a hot or cold drink in one of our many beautiful cafés.

Brynmor Jones Library: Larkin Tour and the Rare Books Room. Come and join us for a tour of the Brynmor Jones Library and of Philip Larkin’s former office (Larkin memorabilia will be on display.)

After the tour, there will be an opportunity to visit our Rare Books Room which houses our special collections:

The Brynmor Jones collection

Education historical collection

Holy Trinity, Hull, parish library

St Mary Lowgate, Hull, parish library

The Rare books collection is defined primarily by date of publication, with the majority being pre-1800 in date. A very wide range of books are held, including: three English incunabula (examples of 15thcentury printing using movable type.)

Guided tour times: Tuesday 4th September to Sunday 9th September, 11.00am and 2.00pm Pre-booking required: please email libhelp@hull.ac.uk

University of Hull: Campus Tours An opportunity to visit our campus and learn more about its history and development. Guided tour times: Tuesday 4th September to Sunday 9th September, 11.00am and 2.00pm

Pre-booking required: please email culture@hull.ac.uk

The University of Hull’s Art Collection Join John Bernasconi, Director of the University’s Art Collection, for a tour of our outstanding collection of paintings, sculptures, drawings and prints produced in Britain from 1890 to 1940.

Guided tour times: Tuesday 4th September to Friday 7th September, 10.00am and 3.00pm – Saturday 8th September, 10.00am – Sunday 9th September, 3.00pm

Pre-booking required: please email culture@hull.ac.uk

Venue Details

UNIVERSITY OF HULL,
Hull,
HU6 74X

01482 346311

sdms@hull.ac.uk

http://www.hull.ac.uk

The University of Hull has been changing the way people think for 90 years. Our motto, Lampada Ferens, translates as ‘carrying the light of learning’, and over the years, we’ve shared that light with thousands of people from across the world. As England’s 14th-oldest university, we have a proud heritage of academic excellence, and a history of creating and inspiring life-changing research. And we have no plans to stop helping to build a better world.

Facilities

Accessible Toilets

Assistance Dogs

Baby Changing

Blue-Badge Parking

Level Access

Wheelchair Access

Opening Times

Monday
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Tuesday
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Wednesday
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Thursday
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Friday
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Saturday
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Sunday
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